Period
to 17 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 226 244 270
Rank change year-on-year +18 +26 +83
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,747 730 1,460
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.32% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 3.71% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 550 1,102
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £54,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £108,750
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 44,318 19,694 41,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.70% 35.61% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26,906 15,875 32,178
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,826
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 881 £90,000 +12.50% 174
South East -32 266 £70,000 +3.70% 31
North of England -24 221 £70,000 +27.27% 59
Midlands +16 181 £76,250 +12.96% 34
West Midlands +27 161 £75,000 +11.11% 26
North West -12 133 £71,640 +19.40% 29
South West +1 93 £71,640 +19.40% 11
Yorkshire -31 77 £67,500 +50.00% 22
East of England -61 60 £43,500 -33.08% 14
East Midlands -51 16 £82,000 +13.10% 7
North East -26 11 £62,500 +8.70% 8
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 1,193 (68.29%) Azure
2 1,099 (62.91%) AWS
3 680 (38.92%) DevOps
4 531 (30.39%) Microsoft
5 520 (29.77%) GCP
6 513 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
7 475 (27.19%) Kubernetes
8 396 (22.67%) Terraform
9 394 (22.55%) Python
10 370 (21.18%) PaaS
11 365 (20.89%) Social Skills
12 348 (19.92%) Presales
13 344 (19.69%) SaaS
14 332 (19.00%) Finance
15 324 (18.55%) Windows
16 322 (18.43%) Docker
17 301 (17.23%) IaaS
18 297 (17.00%) Linux
19 292 (16.71%) Active Directory
20 290 (16.60%) Analytics
21 284 (16.26%) Ansible
22 283 (16.20%) Cybersecurity
23 266 (15.23%) Data Centre
24 262 (15.00%) SQL Server
25 261 (14.94%) Infrastructure as Code
26 253 (14.48%) Microservices
27 245 (14.02%) Security Cleared
28 241 (13.80%) Java
29 240 (13.74%) Migration
30 238 (13.62%) VMware

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (3.84%) IIS
2 42 (2.40%) Confluence
3 33 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.72%) Apache
5 28 (1.60%) CMS
6 25 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 16 (0.92%) JBoss
8 16 (0.92%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.57%) Mule
11 9 (0.52%) nginx
12 8 (0.46%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.34%) WordPress
15 4 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.23%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.34%) InVision
5 2 (0.11%) Weka
6 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.40%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.057%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,193 (68.29%) Azure
2 1,099 (62.91%) AWS
3 520 (29.77%) GCP
4 370 (21.18%) PaaS
5 344 (19.69%) SaaS
6 301 (17.23%) IaaS
7 225 (12.88%) Serverless
8 176 (10.07%) Microsoft 365
9 123 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
10 115 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 111 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
12 85 (4.87%) OpenShift
13 72 (4.12%) GitHub
14 46 (2.63%) Amazon S3
15 40 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
16 38 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
17 34 (1.95%) Amazon EKS
18 31 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 29 (1.66%) Azure Service Bus
20 28 (1.60%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 148 (8.47%) Firewall
2 108 (6.18%) VPN
3 68 (3.89%) DNS
4 59 (3.38%) WAN
5 51 (2.92%) LAN
6 45 (2.58%) Network Security
7 43 (2.46%) Unified Communications
8 32 (1.83%) DHCP
9 29 (1.66%) OSPF
10 27 (1.55%) BGP
11 24 (1.37%) SAN
12 23 (1.32%) SD-WAN
13 20 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (1.14%) Internet
13 20 (1.14%) TCP/IP
14 18 (1.03%) Wireless
15 15 (0.86%) VLAN
16 14 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (0.74%) HTTP
17 13 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 152 (8.70%) Big Data
3 76 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (3.21%) MongoDB
6 51 (2.92%) Hadoop
7 44 (2.52%) MySQL
8 38 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 33 (1.89%) BigQuery
10 33 (1.89%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 25 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (1.32%) Tableau
13 21 (1.20%) Data Lake
14 18 (1.03%) Looker
15 17 (0.97%) Hazelcast
16 16 (0.92%) Redis
17 14 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 238 (13.62%) Jenkins
2 142 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 109 (6.24%) GitLab
4 73 (4.18%) TeamCity
5 72 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 69 (3.95%) JIRA
7 42 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (2.23%) JUnit
9 32 (1.83%) Artifactory
10 31 (1.77%) Maven
11 30 (1.72%) Bitbucket
12 25 (1.43%) CircleCI
13 24 (1.37%) SonarQube
14 20 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (0.92%) Grunt
15 16 (0.92%) gulp
16 14 (0.80%) GoCD
17 10 (0.57%) Subversion
18 9 (0.52%) Cypress.io
19 6 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 365 (20.89%) Social Skills
2 332 (19.00%) Finance
3 93 (5.32%) Retail
4 86 (4.92%) Banking
5 71 (4.06%) Public Sector
6 66 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (3.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 56 (3.21%) Automotive
9 46 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
10 41 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
11 38 (2.18%) Marketing
12 37 (2.12%) Law
13 32 (1.83%) Telecoms
14 28 (1.60%) Games
15 27 (1.55%) Legal
16 19 (1.09%) Billing
17 18 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
18 17 (0.97%) Electronics
19 14 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
20 13 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 542 (31.02%) Architect
2 261 (14.94%) Consultant
3 211 (12.08%) Solutions Architect
4 203 (11.62%) Cloud Consultant
5 184 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
6 181 (10.36%) Developer
7 144 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
8 134 (7.67%) Azure Architect
9 132 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 91 (5.21%) Technical Consultant
11 78 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
12 74 (4.24%) Java Developer
13 61 (3.49%) Software Engineer
14 60 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
15 57 (3.26%) Platform Engineer
16 54 (3.09%) Technical Architect
17 53 (3.03%) AWS Architect
17 53 (3.03%) Cloud Developer
18 49 (2.80%) Network Engineer
19 47 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (7.27%) React
2 102 (5.84%) Spring
3 98 (5.61%) Node.js
4 92 (5.27%) REST
5 84 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 80 (4.58%) Kafka
7 76 (4.35%) Middleware
8 63 (3.61%) CSS
9 61 (3.49%) Spring Boot
10 57 (3.26%) HTML
11 54 (3.09%) .NET
11 54 (3.09%) ARM Templates
12 41 (2.35%) HTML5
13 39 (2.23%) RESTful
14 35 (2.00%) OAuth
15 32 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
16 27 (1.55%) GraphQL
16 27 (1.55%) Vue.js
17 24 (1.37%) ADO
18 23 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 266 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 196 (11.22%) Cloud Native
3 128 (7.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 108 (6.18%) Private Cloud
5 76 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.46%) User Experience
7 39 (2.23%) Enterprise Cloud
8 27 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (1.26%) Blog
9 22 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.26%) Legacy Code
9 22 (1.26%) Replication
10 20 (1.14%) PKI
11 19 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 17 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 17 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.86%) Social Media
14 11 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 324 (18.55%) Windows
2 297 (17.00%) Linux
3 124 (7.10%) Windows Server
4 64 (3.66%) Unix
5 46 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 39 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.80%) CentOS
10 11 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.52%) Debian
12 6 (0.34%) VMS
12 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.29%) Android
13 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.17%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (38.92%) DevOps
2 513 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (19.92%) Presales
4 290 (16.60%) Analytics
5 283 (16.20%) Cybersecurity
6 261 (14.94%) Infrastructure as Code
7 253 (14.48%) Microservices
8 240 (13.74%) Migration
9 194 (11.10%) Software Licensing
10 160 (9.16%) Computer Science
11 159 (9.10%) Time Management
12 151 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
13 132 (7.56%) Software Engineering
14 130 (7.44%) Configuration Management
15 126 (7.21%) Customer Engagement
16 121 (6.93%) Coaching
17 116 (6.64%) Artificial Intelligence
17 116 (6.64%) Cost Optimisation
17 116 (6.64%) Open Source
18 108 (6.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 394 (22.55%) Python
2 241 (13.80%) Java
3 210 (12.02%) SQL
4 185 (10.59%) PowerShell
5 127 (7.27%) Bash
6 111 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 106 (6.07%) Go
8 81 (4.64%) C#
9 59 (3.38%) TypeScript
10 49 (2.80%) Ruby
11 38 (2.18%) Groovy
12 29 (1.66%) PHP
13 28 (1.60%) Perl
14 24 (1.37%) C++
14 24 (1.37%) Scala
15 19 (1.09%) Kotlin
16 14 (0.80%) R
17 13 (0.74%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.63%) C
19 7 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 245 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 224 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 187 (10.70%) Degree
4 82 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (4.01%) AWS Certification
7 46 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 34 (1.95%) CCNP
9 24 (1.37%) CISSP
10 20 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
11 18 (1.03%) CCIE
12 16 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 16 (0.92%) CISM
13 13 (0.74%) GIAC
13 13 (0.74%) OCP
14 11 (0.63%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.63%) Master's Degree
15 10 (0.57%) CISA
16 8 (0.46%) CCSP
17 7 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.63%) QA
2 29 (1.66%) GDPR
2 29 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (1.66%) NIST
3 26 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.92%) SLA
5 14 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (0.63%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.46%) GRC
7 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.40%) GAMP
8 7 (0.40%) GxP
8 7 (0.40%) IASME
9 4 (0.23%) SOC 2
10 3 (0.17%) NCSC
11 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 322 (18.43%) Docker
2 292 (16.71%) Active Directory
3 211 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.09%) VMware NSX
8 17 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (0.63%) vSphere
10 9 (0.52%) KVM
10 9 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.46%) Ceph
11 8 (0.46%) NFS
12 7 (0.40%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.29%) vCloud
14 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.11%) iptables
15 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.057%) zsh
Systems Management
1 475 (27.19%) Kubernetes
2 396 (22.67%) Terraform
3 284 (16.26%) Ansible
4 168 (9.62%) Puppet
5 164 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
6 119 (6.81%) SCCM
7 97 (5.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 63 (3.61%) Grafana
9 58 (3.32%) Prometheus
10 53 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
11 46 (2.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 26 (1.49%) Istio
13 21 (1.20%) CFEngine
14 17 (0.97%) Data Guard
15 16 (0.92%) Packer
16 15 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (0.74%) CASB
17 13 (0.74%) Icinga
18 11 (0.63%) ZABBIX
19 10 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 531 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 238 (13.62%) VMware
3 212 (12.14%) Google
4 127 (7.27%) Apple
5 126 (7.21%) Adobe
6 119 (6.81%) Oracle
7 83 (4.75%) Cisco
8 82 (4.69%) Citrix
9 54 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 39 (2.23%) Fortinet
11 37 (2.12%) HP
12 33 (1.89%) Dell
13 26 (1.49%) Palo Alto
14 24 (1.37%) SAP
14 24 (1.37%) Splunk
15 23 (1.32%) ServiceNow
15 23 (1.32%) Veeam
16 22 (1.26%) Alibaba
17 21 (1.20%) CheckPoint
17 21 (1.20%) Juniper